1962 German Grand Prix

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West Germany  1962 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 6 of 9 in the 1962 Formula One season
Circuit Nürburgring-1927-Nordschleife.svg
Date 5 August 1962
Official name XXIV Grosser Preis von Deutschland
Location Nürburgring
Nürburg, West Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Distance 15 laps, 342.150 km (212.602 mi)
Weather Heavy rain showers
Pole position
Driver United States Dan Gurney Porsche
Time 8:47.2
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Time 10:12.2 on lap 3
Podium
First United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM
Second United Kingdom John Surtees Lola-Climax
Third United States Dan Gurney Porsche
Phil Hill driving for Ferrari. He retired at just over half distance.

The 1962 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Nürburgring on 5 August 1962. It was the sixth race of the 1962 Formula One season.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 United Kingdom Graham Hill BRM 15 2:38:45.3 2 9
2 14 United Kingdom John Surtees Lola-Climax 15 + 2.5 4 6
3 7 United States Dan Gurney Porsche 15 + 4.4 1 4
4 5 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax 15 + 42.1 3 3
5 9 New Zealand Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax 15 + 1:19.6 5 2
6 3 Mexico Ricardo Rodriguez Ferrari 15 + 1:23.8 10 1
7 8 Sweden Jo Bonnier Porsche 15 + 4:37.3 6  
8 12 United States Richie Ginther BRM 15 + 5:00.1 7  
9 10 South Africa Tony Maggs Cooper-Climax 15 + 5:07.0 23  
10 2 Italy Giancarlo Baghetti Ferrari 15 + 8:14.7 13  
11 25 United Kingdom Ian Burgess Cooper-Climax 15 + 8:15.3 16  
12 19 Switzerland Jo Siffert Lotus-Climax 15 + 8:15.5 17  
13 18 Netherlands Carel Godin de Beaufort Porsche 15 + 9:11.8 8  
14 32 Switzerland Heini Walter Porsche 14 + 1 Lap 14  
15 26 Italy Nino Vaccarella Porsche 14 + 1 Lap 15  
16 21 Belgium Lucien Bianchi ENB-Maserati 14 + 1 Lap 25  
Ret 20 United Kingdom Jackie Lewis Cooper-Climax 10 Suspension 21  
Ret 1 United States Phil Hill Ferrari 9 Suspension 12  
Ret 16 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Climax 9 Throttle 24  
Ret 27 United Kingdom Keith Greene Gilby-BRM 7 Suspension 19  
Ret 15 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Lola-Climax 4 Gearbox 9  
Ret 17 France Maurice Trintignant Lotus-Climax 4 Gearbox 11  
Ret 4 Italy Lorenzo Bandini Ferrari 4 Accident 18  
Ret 28 Switzerland Heinz Schiller Lotus-BRM 4 Oil Pressure 20  
Ret 31 France Bernard Collomb Cooper-Climax 2 Gearbox 22  
Ret 6 United Kingdom Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax 0 Accident 26  
DNQ 29 New Zealand Tony Shelly Lotus-Climax        
DNQ 34 West Germany Wolfgang Seidel Lotus-BRM        
DNQ 30 United States Jay Chamberlain Lotus-Climax        
DNQ 34 West Germany Günther Seiffert Lotus-BRM        
WD 33 United Kingdom Tony Marsh BRM Car not ready

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Notes: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings. Only the best five results counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.

References[edit]


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